Wisconsin Science Festival

A four-day statewide celebration with events for all ages.

Can’t wait for the next Wisconsin Science Festival?

Check out these Wisconsin Science Festival Recommends events that happen year-round!

2018 Wisconsin Bat Festival

Celebrate the important and unique role bats play in our world! Meet live bats, explore fun exhibits, talk to experts and learn how you can help bats and other wildlife.

August 25  | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  | Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland

Escape the Red Death

Work your way through a series of puzzles and clues in search of the antidote for Red Death. But time is limited and Red Death waits just outside the door! Based on Edgar Allen Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death; space is limited and registration is required.

October 5, Noon – 6 p.m.  | October 6, 4 – 10 p.m. | Lodi Public Library

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2-D and 3-D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday. Registration $149.

Thursdays, October 4 – 18  | 6 – 8:30 p.m. | Pablo Center at the Confluence, Eau Claire

Creative Crafting – Bookbinding

Help preserve your writings by learning how to hand bind books! You’ll practice both the pamphlet binding and long-stitch binding techniques in this six-week program. Registration $195.

Mondays, October 29 – December 3 | 6 – 8 p.m. | Hass Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire

Wisconsin Science Festival Events

During four days each fall, hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Get a glimpse of the Wisconsin Science Festival from these pictures of previous years.

What can you expect?

Dynamic activities for all ages celebrating the exciting science happening across Wisconsin.

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